The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Image Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Image Processing over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Image Processing
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 267 -
Rank change year-on-year +28 -  
Contract jobs citing Image Processing 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.052% 0.022% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.027% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £588 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £320 -
% change year-on-year +32.81% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Image Processing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6409 7357 7524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.94% 81.95% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14363 16339 15225
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 804 610
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +25.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £55.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Image Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Image Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Image Processing in the South East

Image Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Image Processing in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Image Processing in the South East

Image Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Image Processing in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Image Processing in the South East

Image Processing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Image Processing in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Image Processing in the South East

Image Processing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Image Processing within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 2 - -
Oxfordshire -6 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 £750 -
Image Processing
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Image Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Image Processing.

1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
1 2 (50.00%) Case Management
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Django
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB

Image Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Payments Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Payments Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Case Management
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS